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A 194-year-old apple tree, the matriarch of the Northwest apple industry, has died

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An apple tree thought to be the oldest in the Pacific Northwest has died this summer at 194 years of age. The Old Apple Tree in Vancouver, Washington, was planted in 1826 when fur traders of the Hudson's Bay Company...

A ‘Pineapple Express’ is headed for the rain-soaked Northwest

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An atmospheric river event known as the "Pineapple Express" is forecast to bring a prolonged period of wet weather to Washington and Oregon beginning Sunday. The effects from rain and considerable mountain snow will...

Armed men storm school, abduct students in new north-west Nigeria kidnappings

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Abuja, Nigeria Armed men stormed a college in north-west Nigeria in the early hours of Friday morning, opened fire and kidnapped an unknown number of students, a police spokesman told CNN. The students were abducted...

Fire danger high Friday in Pacific Northwest

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POWER OUTAGES, STORM DAMAGE SLAM LOUISIANA; SEARCH FOR MERCIAL VESSEL IN GULF OF MEXICO CONTINUES The agency said Thursday that temperatures will be around 20 degrees above normal with an expected highs in the low 80...

A rapidly developing tropical cyclone poses a significant threat to Northwest India and Pakistan

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A developing tropical cyclone over the Arabian Sea is forecast to strengthen significantly into named Cyclone Tauktae over the weekend and pose a potentially catastrophic threat to portions of India and Pakistan nex...

Train derailment and fire prompts evacuations in northwest Iowa

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Authorities evacuated parts of Sibley, Iowa, after a train derailment and fire on Sunday. "The derailment happened at about 2 p.m. today," Robynn Tysver, a Union Pacific spokesperson told CNN affiliate KMEG. "We es...

More than 100 missing after boat sinks in northwest Nigeria

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Scores of people are missing and feared dead after an overloaded boat capsized in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kebbi on Wednesday with around 180 passengers on board, government authorities said. The incident...

Pacific Northwest expected to endure oppressive heat this weekend amid the West’s drought misery

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Parts of Oregon and Washington state will be under an excessive heat watch this weekend as scorching, possibly record-breaking heat settles into the region. The excessive heat watch will go into effect Friday aftern...

Extreme heat will be more frequent in the Pacific Northwest. Experts say region is not prepared

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It was only last year when Hannah Lindell-Smith woke up in the middle of the night with the taste of smoke in her mouth. The orange sky over Washington and Oregon was filled with embers as wildfires raged, leading t...

US heptathlete Taliyah Brooks faints, Olympic trials briefly halted as extreme heat plagues Pacific Northwest

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The trials were shut down at 3:40 p.m. ET with six events remaining and resumed around 8:30 p.m. ET. The forecast high for Sunday at Hayward Field was 111 degrees, but only three long-distance races were moved from t...

The Northwest heat wave is ‘unprecedented.’ Here’s what’s pushing it into uncharted territory.

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As temperatures surged past 100 degrees, Bree Oswill gathered all the blankets and towels she could find and taped them to every window that didn't have a shade. She doesn't have central air conditioning and wanted ...

Extreme heat lingers in Northwest following record-high temperatures

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Unfortunately, the interior Northwest will continue seeing record heat for several more days.   Forecast high temperatures for the next few days. (Fox News)

Historic Northwest heat wave leads to hundreds of emergency room visits

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Hundreds of people have visited emergency departments or urgent-care clinics in the Pacific Northwest since Friday as an excruciating heat wave smashed all-time temperature records in Oregon, Washington and Canada. ...

What is a heat dome? Pacific Northwest boils under its effects

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Excessive and oppressive temperatures dominated the Pacific Northwest and cities in Oregon and Washington broke triple digits.  EXTREME HEAT LINGERS IN NORTHWEST FOLLOWING RECORD-HIGH TEMPERATURES The life-threateni...

Record temperatures gripping northwest linked to at least 2 deaths in Washington

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The Seattle Times reported two women, a 65-year-old from Seattle and a 68-year-old from Enumclaw, both died of hyperthermia, meaning both bodies had become dangerously overheated, citing the King County Medical Exami...

Northwest to cool off as Northeast remains hot

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The Northeast is also feeling oppressive with high heat and plenty of humidity, including the I-95 corridor from Philadelphia to Boston.   Heat warnings and advisories currently in effect in the Northeast. ...

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